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The Tragedy of the Yale Commons | The New Republic
"How private equity baron Stephen Schwarzman has steamrolled our civic culture"
school(Yale)  finance  civic  culture 
december 2019 by tsuomela
Yale University Changes Calhoun College Name Post-Trump - The Atlantic
"According to some observers, the university announced it would update the name of Calhoun College to appease its liberal community members and distance itself from the president."
school(Yale)  politics  liberal  symbols  racism  history  civil-war 
february 2017 by tsuomela
Yale Law School | Dan M. Kahan
Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law at Yale Law School. In addition to risk perception, his areas of research include criminal law and evidence.
people  academic  law  school(Yale)  risk  perception  culture  cognition 
august 2011 by tsuomela - home
The Cultural Cognition Project is a group of scholars interested in studying how cultural values shape public risk perceptions and related policy beliefs. Cultural cognition refers to the tendency of individuals to conform their beliefs about disputed matters of fact (e.g., whether global warming is a serious threat
academic-center  law  school(Yale)  cognition  culture  motivated-cognition  science  perception  bias  psychology 
august 2011 by tsuomela
The public domain: The ivory tower opens its treasure chest | The Economist
Yale University aims to change all that. In an announcement on May 10th, the university says its libraries, museums and archives will provide free universal access to high-resolution digitisations of holdings in the public domain
online  access  public-domain  school(Yale)  art  digital-humanities  digitization  intellectual-property  copyright 
june 2011 by tsuomela
Introduction to Theory of Literature — Open Yale Courses
"This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose? "
literature  open-courseware  critical-theory  school(Yale) 
april 2011 by tsuomela
Chris Blattman - Research, international development, foreign policy, and violent conflict
I’m an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Economics at Yale. I use field work and statistics to study poverty alleviation, political participation, the causes and consequences of violence, and public policy in developing countries.
weblog-individual  academic  political-science  international  development  school(Yale) 
september 2009 by tsuomela
Crimson Tide
There's no doubt a characterological component--Obama's self-control is nearly inhuman, Clinton's is famously lacking. But part of the explanation also lies in the elite institutions that socialized them--namely Harvard and Yale, their respective law schools. The two schools stand on opposite sides of a cultural chasm in the academic world. Even more than that, they stand for different theories of governing.
politics  law  school  pedagogy  style  education  school(Yale)  school(Harvard) 
january 2009 by tsuomela

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